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What does the honeybee see ? and how do we know ?

G. Adrian Horridge

What does the honeybee see ? and how do we know ?

a critique of scientific reason

by G. Adrian Horridge

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Published by ANU Press in Canberra .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Abeille,
  • Vision artificielle (robotique),
  • Vision (physiologie),
  • Insecte

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAdrian Horridge
    The Physical Object
    Pagination360 p. :
    Number of Pages360
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25540986M
    ISBN 101921536985
    ISBN 109781921536984
    OCLC/WorldCa718658500


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What does the honeybee see ? and how do we know ? by G. Adrian Horridge Download PDF EPUB FB2

Bees detect motion but have no perception of what it is that moves, and certainly they do not recognize “things” by their shapes. Yet they clearly see well enough to fly and find food with a minute brain.

Bee vision is therefore relevant to the construction of simple artificial visual systems, for example for mobile by: This book is the only account of what the bee, as an example of an insect, actually detects with its eyes. Bees detect some visual features such as edges and colours, but there is no sign that they reconstruct patterns or put together features to form objects.

Bees detect motion but have no perception of what it is that moves, and certainly they do not recognize “things” by. For a social animal, it was important to know who was watching what.

The powerful obstacle to understanding what bees see—and they obviously see something—is that the human mind reads itself into the minds of others, even into bees. We call it anthropomorphism. We imagine that the bees are seeing things. We see. The book is intended for an audience who do not want a text crowded with references and every fact that exists.

The aim is for it to be read more like an essay for anyone with some scientific background. It describes the process of WhAT DoES ThE honEyBEE SEE AnD hoW Do WE knoW?.

File Size: 6MB. This book is the only account of what the bee, as an example of an insect, actually detects with its eyes. Bees detect some visual features such as edges and colours, but there is no sign that they reconstruct patterns or put together features to form objects.

What Does the Honeybee See. And How Do We Know. A Critique of Scientific Reason. How do we know what bees can see. For one thing, there is a long history of behavior experiments based on training bees to respond to specific colors.

Essentially, researchers would put out bee feeders (containing sugar water) along. This book is the only account of what the bee, as an example of an insect, actually detects with its eyes.

Bees detect some visual features such as edges and colours, but there is no sign that they reconstruct patterns or put together features to form objects. If we follow the little laborer during its excursions in the fields, in search for honey, we see it proceed from flower to flower with as much precision, as though this organ existed in its utmost perfection.

And when it has gathered its little load, it rises in the air, and as true as the needle to the pole, it makes its way straight homewards.